President Barack Obama: The president’s national campaign may not be too prominent in a state that tends to lean toward the left side of the aisle.
GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney: The former governor is well known throughout the state he used to lead and was even reportedly in Boston yesterday.
Carolyn Dykema: The current 8th Middlesex District representative had a strong showing during the town elections in May.
Marty Lamb: Challenging Dykema is something that Lamb is ready for. In early political sparring the two disagreed on a "clean campaign pledge."
5th Congressional District Seat: With the state's redistricting plan Holliston is leaving Rep. Jim McGovern's 3rd Congressional District to join the 5th. The seat is held by Rep. Niki Tsongas who will be in the new 7th District. Ed Markey, current Rep. of the 7th District is running for the Democrats, he will face either Frank Addivinola or Jeff Semon on the Republican side.
Ballot: There could be as many as four initiatives on the fall ballot.